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Posted in Bridge Design | Communities | Municipal Services | Project Management | Structural Engineering | Sustainable Design | Transportation
On July 12, 2011, a historic truss was set in its new location at 4th Street over the Allegheny River in Coudersport. The truss had spent the past 127 years three blocks upstream at 7th Street, carrying traffic to the Borough’s northeast corner and recreation park facilities. The historic bridge will now continue its service life as a pedestrian bridge at its new location.
The 7th Street Bridge was built in 1883 by the King Bridge Company of Cleveland, OH. The bridge is unique because it is one of the first bridges to be built entirely of steel and to still be in service. The bridge was retrofitted in 1983 with the addition of the steel arches. The decision to replace the bridge was made by the borough because it was functionally obsolete. The bridge was a one lane bridge that lacked adequate vertical clearance, proper barriers, or a sidewalk to provide access for pedestrians using the park.Comments (1) | Permalink | Tags: Allegheny River, bridge, Clevelenad, Coudersport, historic, King Bridge Company, L.C. Whitford, NY, OH, PA, pedestrian bridge, PennDOT, reuse, truss, Wellsville
Posted in Current Events | Economic Development | Natural Gas
Photo: © Larson Design Group
We want to give you an introduction to this series of LDGBLOG posts. I say we, because I will share this space with Abbie Williams. Abbie and I will be sharing the conversations we have with people in the region, as well as our personal experiences within the natural gas industry.
I work for Larson Design Group; I’ll be looking out at the larger region and broader issues. I spend time in all areas of the region and New York State as well. I share thoughts and observations with all sorts of folks. Some are elected officials; some are running for office. I know dairy farmers, business owners, educators, and many more. These people are “one level” up and generally are trying to manage the change being brought to us by the Marcellus Shale development.
Abbie works for TerrAqua Resource Management (TARM). This subsidiary of LDG is involved in developing high-compliance solutions for field water management in the Marcellus Shale well development. As a young professional, she’ll share her experiences as part of this economic growth. She has strong connections to the community and knows a lot about the day-to-day challenges facing all of us.
We’ll post as individuals, allowing us to cover many different topics surrounding the Marcellus Shale Play. We will comment on each other’s experiences, and we hope you’ll comment as well.No comments yet | Permalink | Tags: Gas, Marcellus, Natural, Natural Gas, New York, Northern Tier, NY, Oil, PA, Pennsylvania, Shale, Tioga, Williamsport